Minolta XK Auto Mode Not Working

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Ryu

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Hello All,

I picked up a Minolta XK and put brand new batteries in it. Everything works fine on all speeds and the meter works as well. All except Auto mode. Whenever I use Auto the mirror locks up and the meter needle just slowly progresses all the way down to the bottom. Am I doing something wrong? Or is something broken?

Thank you,
Ryan
 

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I have tried depressing and holding the senswitch, which turns the meter, and I have used the dial to turn the meter on. Both times it does the same thing, no change.
 

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Hello All,

I picked up a Minolta XK and put brand new batteries in it. Everything works fine on all speeds and the meter works as well. All except Auto mode. Whenever I use Auto the mirror locks up and the meter needle just slowly progresses all the way down to the bottom. Am I doing something wrong? Or is something broken?

Thank you,
Ryan
When you switched to Auto mode and do not press the shutter release button does the meter needle point to the correct shutter speed?
 
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It fluctuates based on the light.
 
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